adjective, greed·i·er, greed·i·est.
Origin of greedy
Examples from the Web for greediness
The feeling that possessed them was not enthusiasm but a greediness, a yearning for destruction.
Man's greediness for profit has already driven the salmon from the rivers of New England where once they swarmed.Aircraft and Submarines|Willis J. Abbot.
For he wished Paqualin to understand that it was not greediness but friendship that made him return.Little Peter|Lucas Malet
Did they not shew more joy, in proportion, in lavishing treasure upon them, than the Spaniards did greediness in receiving it?
The troops of Louis, however, showed no greediness to engage.The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74|John Lothrop Motley